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Series:Restaurant Fundamentals Series

How to Successfully Open a Restaurant in L.A. (UPDATED FOR COVID-19)

Have you ever dreamed of becoming a restaurant owner or operator but have no idea where to start? Are you hesitant to start a new food concept during COVID-19? Join restaurant consultant Aja Beard for a 3-part series on how to transform your restaurant idea from paper into a successful business. She has helped several business owners pivot their existing restaurant model to a successful take out and delivery business so they can thrive during these challenging times. *These classes can be taken as a series or individually. If you are new to the restaurant industry we highly recommend taking all 3 parts.*

Part 1: Getting started-Permits, Licenses, Social Distancing Requirements, Writing a business plan, Navigating Health Inspections and sourcing a location

Part 2: Fundamentals of creating a great restaurant: Food Costs, Labor Costs, Menu Engineering, POS selection, Marketing and Funding resources

Part 3: Building an Effective Team: Recruiting and Hiring, Employee Manual, Training Onboarding and Scheduling Best practices

Key Details

Class Fee:  $279.00



Material Fee:  $0.00





Schedule Information

Class Name (Course #/Class ID) Location Start Date Class Schedule
How to Successfully Open a Restaurant in L.A. (During COVID-19) Part 2: Creating a Great Restaurant (1030045 /9169) Online/Off-Campus 09/26/2020 Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM; starting 9/26/2020, ending 9/26/2020
How to Successfully Open a Restaurant in L.A. (During COVID-19) Part 3: Building an Effective Team (1030045 /9170) Online/Off-Campus 10/03/2020 Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM; starting 10/3/2020, ending 10/3/2020